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Week Ahead - Central Banks Face Inflation Dilemma

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Craig Erlam


  • Risks to US economic recovery are growing as inflation pressures intensify.
  • The German election was won narrowly by the SPD, as expected, but coalition talks will take some time.
  • Key for the UK at the moment is interest rate expectations with the market’s pricing in three by the end of next year.

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A challenging period for the markets

Nerves are starting to creep into the markets which will make the final months of the year very interesting. The list of downside risks for the economy and markets is

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Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Senior Market Analyst. With more than five years’ experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the BBC and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, FOX Business and BNN. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.

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